St. Lucia

OECS Launches Economic Affairs Council

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States has officially established its new Economic Affairs Council. The council, which was launched in a ceremony in St Lucia last Thursday, aims to “assist in ensuring …

Looking Toward Green Future, St Lucia Hosts Energy Forum

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Earlier this year, St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony announced a push for the country to generate 35 percent of its annual energy needs from green energy by 2020. To move …

St Lucia Tourism Names New Director for United Kingdom, Europe

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Lucia Tourist Board has named Atlyn Forde its new acting director of marketing for the United Kingdom and Europe, the board announced Monday. Forde’s apointment takes effect July 7; she …

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 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Spain has appointed Jose Maria Fernandez Lopex de Turiso as its new Ambassador to St Lucia. The Ambassador, who presented his letters of credence at Government House on Thursday, said he would …

 Above: Fort de France, Martinique (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony will be making an official visit to neighbouring Martinique next week. Anthony will be on the island on June 2 …

 Above: the Caille Blanc Villa in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caille Blanc Villa in St Lucia has been listed for sale for $10 million. The six-bedroom, six-bathroom property is located in the Anse Chastanet area of …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning a redevelopment of its Hewanorra International Airport, according to St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony. The government has already tapped the International Finance Corporation as the lead …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will move to enact a Creative Industries Bill for the country during the upcoming parliamentary session, according to St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy. The bill would follow the …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning to accede to the Caribbean Court of Justice as the country’s final court of appeal, the government announced this week. “My Government will therefore follow the lead of …

 Above: Chef Nina Compton By the Caribbean Journal staff Noted Chef Nina Compton arrived in St Lucia this weekend in time for the grand finale of the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival. Compton, who was the runner up in …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Lucia is in shock this week after the suspected murder of a prominent hotelier, Oliver “Ollie” Gobat, whose family owns the Cap Maison resort. After authorities found a …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The 23rd annual St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival officially launches Wednesday, bringing together more than 65 musical performances. The 12-day festival, which runs through May 11, will also include art showcases, …

 By Kimberly Frank Op-Ed Contributor Governments need to take an active role in inviting industry to invest in their countries. In this article, I argue that Caribbean countries should work together to promote their pre-existing dual education system and create …

 Above: Chef Nigel Mitchel CHEF NIGEL MITCHEL leads the kitchen at the famous Dasheene restaurant at the Ladera Resort in St Lucia, and he’s been kind enough to share one of his signature recipes with Caribbean Cookbook. It’s called Shrimp …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is readying for the first shipment of fuel under the island’s PetroCaribe agreement with Venezuela. Officials from Venezuela’s PDVSA recently visited St Lucia to prepare the initial stages for the …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff A new project in St Lucia is aiming to better understand the impact volcanoes have on their local environments. The project, led by the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Lucia has signed an agreement with the government of Taiwan in the area of information and communication technology. The agreement, which was officially signed by Taiwan and St …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will be renaming the Grand Riviere Bridge after the Venezuela-led ALBA alliance, the government announced Friday. The announcement was made at the sod-turning ceremony to begin construction work on the …

 

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